The Motion picture in persuasion

United States, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Frank Capra: the man above the title”.
Based on Frank Capra’s book this documentary shows Capra’s involvement with the ‘Why We Fight’ series of World War Two. Capra reflects upon the use of film for overt ideological persuasion. Includes archival footage and excerpts from “Meet John Doe” and “It Happened One Night”.

Credits

producer/director

Lawrence Ott

production company

United States Information Agency

Duration

00:33:08:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1974

Appears in

Frank Capra: the man above the title

Group of items

Frank Capra: the man above the title

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31687

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Capra, Frank, 1897-

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - United States

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Plots, themes, etc

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Production and direction - United States

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Social aspects

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures in propaganda

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Propaganda

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ideology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Motion pictures - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Motion pictures in propaganda

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Propaganda

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

History → Propaganda

People → Capra, Frank, 1897-

People → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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